Trimmed + Burnin'

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Drawing from West African music and African-American Spirituals, our version of "Keep Your Lamps (Trimmed and Burning)" attempts to capture the hope and trepidation embodied in those words. Featuring an extended bass solo from Brad, and percussionist Patrick Simard.


from Some Bright Morning, released July 1, 2016
Traditional African-American Spiritual
Arranged by: The By & By



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The By & By Boston, Massachusetts

The By & By is taking a fresh approach to American Roots music. Their electrifying stage performances summon the raw energy of Gospel and Blues music, the plaintive cry in Country music, and infuse it with a modern edge. The resulting music is inventive and yet familiar, forging new territory for the American string band. ... more

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